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From Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.scherler....@juntadeandalucia.es>
Subject RE: ODT plugins - we should unify them
Date Wed, 17 Sep 2008 10:03:57 GMT
On Wed, 2008-09-17 at 19:37 +1000, Gavin wrote:
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Thorsten Scherler [mailto:thorsten.scherler.ext@juntadeandalucia.es]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 17 September 2008 7:21 PM
> > To: dev@forrest.apache.org
> > Subject: ODT plugins - we should unify them
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > some other aired this concern before but latest user thread revealed
> > that we should reduce the number of plugins around OO.
> > 
> > Can't we unify them into one?
> 
> Which are we talking about, the OpenOffice.org output and the OOo output ?
> 
> If so , the first is OpenOffice v1 and second is OpenOffice.org V2 and is
> based more on the OpenDocument format whereas version 1 is not.
> One outputs sxw and the other outputs odt.
> 
> Despite the names, it would be like merging Word and Excel together.
> 
> I suppose we can put the stylesheets etc all under one roof, and be able to
> output eiter sxw or odt depending on the users needs.
> 
> I need to concentrate on Version 2, rather than the 6 years obsolete version
> 1. But can look into it another time.

Personally I think the legacy code should be moved to whiteboard (with a
BIG Deprecated warning).

I can see:
plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.input.OpenOffice.org
whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.input.odt
whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.OpenOffice.org-output
whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.output.OOo

salu2

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> Gav...
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> > salu2
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> > Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
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Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
Open Source Java                      consulting, training and solutions


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